Officials in west-central Minnesota puzzled by mailings from fundamentalist leader Warren Jeffs

County officials aren't sure why they're receiving large bundles of priority, certified mail from the imprisoned leader of a controversial and radical Mormon sect. The mailings are apparently going out to local, national and even international leaders. Jeffs is currently serving a life sentence for raping two girls he claimed were his "spiritual wives."
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County officials aren't sure why they're receiving large bundles of priority, certified mail from the imprisoned leader of a controversial and radical Mormon sect. The mailings are apparently going out to local, national and even international leaders. Jeffs is currently serving a life sentence for raping two girls he claimed were his "spiritual wives."

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